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Senior Architectural Technician / Technologist

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Job Location: Congleton, Cheshire

Senior Architectural Technician / Technologist

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Perks of this role include career development opportunities, a complimentary 3-course lunch daily, and an extra day off every other week!

Significant growth plans have led to this exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Senior Architectural Technician / Technologist to join the multi-disciplined ‘in house’ Technical Team at the Gladman Group, based at the prestigious offices in Cheshire. You will support the design of multi million pound construction projects within the Gladman Development portfolio.

Who will I be working with?

Adlington is part of the respected Gladman Group, who have been in the development industry for over 30 years and have offices in Cheshire, the North East and Scotland. Adlington independent living is committed to providing luxury homes for discerning mature purchasers. Each of the apartments are thoughtfully designed with safety and accessibility in mind without compromising on style and elegance.

The quality focused, family run business continues to make significant investment into employees and commercial projects, with ongoing success directly attributed to a strong emphasis on team work and open communication. Each member of the growing workforce of over 200, is valued by the experienced and approachable Management Team, and support is provided for career development.

So, what will the role of Senior Architectural Technician / Technologist entail?

 As an Architectural Technician / Technologist you’ll be responsible for progressing the design of projects from the planning stage through to production information and construction phases. You will be working alongside the Adlington in-house teams involved in all aspects of site acquisition, planning, construction and marketing, and be involved in the development of significant buildings, often in challenging locations including prominent town centre sites and Conservation Areas.

What will I need to be considered for this Senior Architectural Technician / Technologist vacancy?

  •  Proven experience as an Architectural Technician / Technologist
  • Up-to-date knowledge of building and NHBC regulations
  • A flair for design, strong technical ability and commercial awareness
  • Excellent IT skills, with strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and AutoCAD
  • Superb organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team whilst using own initiative to work independently
  • High level of attention to detail

Working knowledge of Revit software would be highly advantageous, although not essential as training will be provided.

What will I receive in return?

You will be joining a business with a stable history and a longstanding workforce at a time of rapid expansion, where you will have excellent opportunities for further career development and progression.

Salary: Competitive salary dependent on experience.

Attractive Benefits: Complimentary 3-course lunch daily at the onsite bistro, flexible working hours, 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, 5% employer pension contributions, private healthcare, Wellness programme, and a wide variety of social events.

Contract Type: Full time, permanent

If you are interested in this position please apply by email in confidence to Chris Rye c.rye@adlington.co.uk supplying your current CV and examples of work.

Strictly no Agencies.



Structural Engineer

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Structural Engineer

Job Location: Congleton, Cheshire


As part of Gladman’s ongoing expansion, the Technical team require a full time structural engineer who is nearly or recently Chartered.

You would be joining a company with over 30 years of development experience, becoming part of a close-knit team of engineers that work within the company’s multi-discipline environment of Land Buyers, Architects, Contractors, Purchasers and Project Managers, all within the same office.

The role will primarily be focused on the structural aspects of the award-winning Adlington Retirement Living developments, providing opportunities to excite and challenge you. From supporting the due diligence when purchasing land through to building the projects on site, working at Gladman will enable you to broaden your development.

You would be expected to undertake the following day-to-day duties independently:

  • Collaborating with the multi-disciplined design team to steer the evolving designs
  • Conceptual and detailed design in masonry, concrete, steel and timber
  • Provide structural packages for costing and tendering along with responding to associated queries
  • Responding to site queries, visiting site and witnessing construction activities, as required.
  • Supporting and mentoring graduate members of the engineering team
  • Undertake Technical Design Reviews of colleague’s projects
  • Comply with designer’s duties under the CDM Regulations

Qualifications and experience – Essential

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in civil/structural engineering (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 6 years of post-qualification experience in civil/structural engineering
  • Working knowledge of relevant UK and European codes of practice
  • Comprehensive knowledge of structural detailing and construction techniques
  • Experience of drawing production using AutoCAD and/or Revit
  • UK driving license and reliable vehicle
  • Lead design engineer on several multimillion-pound developments, ideally on brownfield sites
  • Highly IT literate with extensive use of Word, Excel and other Office packages

Qualifications and experience – Desirable

  • Advanced use of Revit
  • Temporary works design
  • Experience in other Autodesk software packages (ie. Civils3D, Navisworks, etc)
  • Management of consultants and/or sub-contractors
  • Experience of civil, drainage and/or geotechnical engineering

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Competitive salary and opportunity for bonuses
  • Flexible working hours, including the ability to take 2 days a fortnight off as time in lieu
  • 26 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • 5% employer pension contributions
  • Private healthcare
  • Complimentary 3-course lunch daily at the onsite bistro
  • Wellness programme
  • Wide variety of social events

Contract type:  Full time, permanent

If you are interested in the position please apply by email in confidence to Allan Smith a.smith@adlington.co.uk supplying your current CV



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